The LaGrange Grangers nearly spoiled the party.The Harris County Tigers came into Friday's game against the Grangers knowing a win would give them a region championship.
The Lafayette Christian School Cougars will wrap up their regular season with a home game this week.If things go well in that game, they'll be back home the following weekend.
The LaGrange College Panthers, hoping to pull off a second straight road win against one of the USA South's top teams, were unable to keep pace with Christopher Newport (Va.) on Saturday.
A mistake-filled second half proved to be the Troup Tigers' undoing Friday night in a game they had to have to keep their playoff hopes alive.
The LaGrange Grangers put up a fight, but in the end, it was the Harris County Tigers walking away with a 44-34 victory on Friday to wrap up the Region 1-AAAAA championship.
It was all about pride.The LaGrange College Panthers came into last weekend's game against Huntingdon on a three-game losing streak, and they'd given up more than 70 points in their most recent loss to Methodist.
Quan Bray and the Auburn Tigers are still very much in contention for one of the college football playoff spots.
It was a championship day for a pair of LaGrange High runners.Sam Bowie and Alaina Tomlinson each raced to individual titles in the Region 1-AAAAA meet that was held at Kinnett Stadium in Columbus on Wednesday.
Better late than never.Dy Dunlap has participated in spring practice before with the LaGrange High football team, but before this season, he'd never made it through to the fall.
It was an invitation he was happy to accept.
It's an important game, arguably the biggest of the regular season, but the LaGrange Grangers aren't doing anything differently this week.
It's as straight-forward a scenario as a team can face.If the Troup Tigers beat Fayette County and Whitewater to close the regular season, they'll almost certainly make it to the state playoffs.
Talk about teams trending in a different direction.The Callaway Cavaliers have won all of their Region 5-AAA games, and they've yet to be tested, beating Cedartown, Rockmart and Pepperell in blowout fashion.